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Cannabis “factory” discovered in Somerton

Bank holiday recycling and rubbish collections in Somerset: Check yours

RUBBISH and recycling collections will be delayed due to the upcoming bank holiday. Somerset Council has confirmed there will be…

Cllr Ros Wyke at the site of the new link in Taunton. Picture: Somerset Council

Work underway on new link between Taunton station and town centre

WORK on a new pedestrian and cycle link between Taunton Railway Station and the town centre is underway. The route…

How the new Carefree amusement arcade and holiday lets could look. Picture: Salmon Planning Company/Somerset Council

Amusement arcade to be demolished and replaced – along with six holiday lets

AN amusement arcade in Brean is set to be demolished and replaced with a new building – as well…

The Laurels, in Draycott near Cheddar, is set to be demolished and replaced

Plans to double the size of Somerset care home near Cheddar approved despite objections

PLANS to double the size of a care home near Cheddar have been approved – despite objections from some…

The 1905 De Dion-Bouton, with just four owners from new, is estimated at £22,000-£25,000. Picture: Charterhouse

100-year-old car going under the hammer at Somerset sale

IN a world of electric vehicles and supercars, a piece of history will go under the hammer in Somerset…

Little Town Adventures opens in Weston super Mare today - May 17

Little Town Adventures opens in Weston super Mare today

CHILDREN get to be mayor and look after Weston-super-Mare at a new attraction which opens today (May 17) -…

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Jason Vaughan oversees finances at Somerset Council - but has requested voluntary redundancy

Finance chief of cash-strapped Somerset Council requests voluntary redundancy

THE man overseeing struggling Somerset Council’s finances has requested voluntary redundancy – at a cost of more than £500,000. Jason…

Chard Police Station is to undergo a major overhaul. Picture: Google

Chard Police Station to close for major refurbishment

CHARD Police Station will close during work on a major overhaul this summer. The work – set to begin this…

A big screen is set to show the Sunday of Glastonbury at Collett Park in Shepton Mallet

Glastonbury Festival Sunday set for big-screen in Shepton Mallet

IF you missed out on tickets for Glastonbury 2024 you can still enjoy the last day of the festival…

The former Octagon salerooms in East Reach could be converted into a mosque. Picture: Google

Mosque plan for former Taunton auction house submitted

PLANS for a mosque at a former Taunton auction house have been submitted. The scheme would see the former Octagon…

Yeovil Bus Station, in Glovers Walk. Picture: Google

“No plans” to close Yeovil Bus Station, says Somerset Council

YEOVIL Bus Station is staying open, it has been confirmed. Somerset Council says it is trying to buy the site,…

More than 200 Somerset Council jobs to go in voluntary redundancies

DOZENS of council staff are set to be made redundant in a bid to save more than £40 million…

The new Toys 'R' Us outlet will open at WH Smith in Fore Street, Taunton. Picture: Google

Toys ‘R’ Us is opening up in Taunton

LEGENDARY store Toys ‘R’ Us is opening an outlet in Taunton. The outlet will be created within the county town’s…

An electric Avon & Somerset Police car. Picture: Avon & Somerset Police

Police in Somerset racking up miles in electric vehicles

CRIMINALS in Somerset might not hear the police as they arrive – as the force expands its fleet of…

Police are keen to trace this person after a break-in in Cannington. Picture: Avon & Somerset Police

CCTV appeal after break-in at Cannington pub

A PERSON was arrested after a break-in at a Somerset pub. The incident happened at a pub in Brook Street,…

Maternity services at Musgrove Park, Yeovil and Bridgwater Hospitals were downgraded by inspectors

Somerset maternity services – at Yeovil, Musgrove and Bridgwater – slammed by inspectors

MATERNITY services at Musgrove Park, Yeovil, and Bridgwater Community Hospitals have been ordered to improve after inspectors found services…

Henri Kekkonen is believed to have been stabbed in Baltonsborough

Christine Kekkonen charged with murder after Baltonsborough stabbing

A 36-YEAR-OLD woman has been charged with murder after a man in Baltonsborough was stabbed to death. Police were called…

Atlantas Marine team members celebrating outside the company’s Yeovil offices. Picture: Scott Macintyre Photography

Yeovil firm is only Somerset company honoured with King’s Award

YEOVIL firm Atlantas Marine has been announced as the only Somerset company to receive a prestigious award. The company, which…

Mural artists in Glastonbury transformed the garage frontage in less than an hour. Pictures: Avon & Somerset Police

Glastonbury artists turn boarded up drug garage into “incredible” work of art

ARTISTS in Glastonbury transformed a boarded up garage – previously inhabited by drug users – into a canvass for…

Annie atop Glastonbury Tor with firefighters and FMS supporters

Annie Maw tops the Tor after challenge in aid of festival medical charity

ANNIE Maw – the former Lord Lieutenant of Somerset – successfully scaled Glastonbury Tor in her wheelchair as part…

Glastonbury Information Centre is set to undergo a major revamp. Picture: Google

Glastonbury Tourist Information to move as work begins at St Dunstan’s House

THE Tourist Information reception in Glastonbury is moving as work begins to transform its current home. Work is set to…

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